healthy snack bars

8 Nutritionally Excellent Snack Bars for Busy Days

By Jess N / May 13, 2022 /

While snack bars can’t replace a properly balanced diet, the right bar with a solid nutrition label can be an excellent grab-and-go bite.

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10 Healthy Salty Snacks You Can Find on Amazon 

By Jess N / May 12, 2022 /

Most conventional snack options leave a lot to be desired in terms of nutritional value. Thankfully, these healthy salty snacks are both delicious and good for you — with no hydrogenated oils, lots of whole grains, and tons of protein.

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7 Expert-Approved Ways to Avoid a Blood Sugar Spike (Without Avoiding Carbs)

By Jess N / May 12, 2022 /

If you find that you crave sweets a lot, you’re overly tired, or you have a hanger problem, you should consider improving your blood sugar balance.

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We Tried It: The Absolute Best Alternatives to Wheat Pasta in Every Category

By Jess N / May 12, 2022 /

We’ve tried them all (seriously) and these are the then best gluten-free pasta alternatives on the market in every category.

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The 3 Worst Habits for Your Brain, According to Brain Scientists — and 6 Ways to Combat Them

By Jess N / May 10, 2022 /

Here are the worst habits for your brain according to several brain specialists, and the best ways to combat them that can help improve cognitive function.

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Walnut-Crusted Lemon Chicken Piccata

Feed Your Brain: 8 Recipes Containing Brain Health Superfood Ingredients

By Jess N / May 9, 2022 /

This strong collection of healthy, delicious recipes —covering breakfast to dinner — can actually help improve and maintain your brain health throughout the day. 

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5 Nutrients That Have Been Shown to Improve Brain Health, According to Doctors (and You Can Buy Them on Amazon)

By Jess N / May 9, 2022 /

We scoured the research (and talked to doctors) about the best supplements out there to protect your brain health — that also happen to be on Amazon.

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9 Totally Natural Ways You Can Fall Asleep Faster

By Jess N / May 6, 2022 /

If you’ve been having trouble sleeping, consider incorporating these simple, natural ways to fall asleep faster.

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10 Surprisingly Gourmet (& Healthy) Things You Can Buy at Trader Joe’s

By Jess N / May 6, 2022 /

Trader Joe’s is more than just a great place for everyday groceries — for some gourmet items, it’s better than pricier food markets.

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7 Surprising Ways to Add More Inflammation-Busting Fiber to Your Diet

By Jess N / May 6, 2022 /

Only about 5% of Americans actually get enough fiber in their diets. Here’s how to work some more in — and they’re ways that taste great.

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10 Things You Can Buy at Whole Foods That Are Surprisingly Affordable

By Jess N / May 6, 2022 /

Sometimes referred to as “Whole Paycheck,” Whole Foods is rarely referred to as cheap — but you can find these ten great deals there.

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7 Tricks for Making Hard-to-Digest Foods Easier on Your Stomach

By Jess N / May 3, 2022 /

Some hard-to-digest foods are great for you, which means it’s a good idea to learn how to prepare them in ways that work for your body.

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10 Easy, Fast Dinner Recipes That Start with a Rotisserie Chicken

By Jess N / May 3, 2022 /

These leftover rotisserie chicken recipes are a great way to enjoy the same nutritious protein in a lot of different flavor profiles so you never get bored.

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The Very Best Organization Tools You Can Buy on Amazon

By Jess N / April 29, 2022 /

Amazon has some of the best organizing tools out there to help speed up your new organization systems and help your system stick.

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The Best Healthy Mother’s Day Gifts You Can Get on Amazon

By Jess N / April 29, 2022 /

The best Mother’s Day gifts are creative and thoughtful, and keep both your mom’s interests and personality in mind (and free two-day shipping doesn’t hurt).

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8 Surprisingly Effective Ways to Organize Your Life in 10 Minutes a Day

By Jess N / April 29, 2022 /

We asked organizing experts the best way to get tidy and stay tidy in just ten minutes a day — and their answers were surprisingly doable.

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The Best Decluttering Advice from Organization Experts

By Jess N / April 29, 2022 /

Here are the best tips we’ve learned about decluttering the home after interviewing some serious organization experts.

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Sesame Miso Air Fryer Asparagus

8 Flavor Bomb Vegetable Side Dishes That Don’t Take too Long to Make

By Jess N / April 28, 2022 /

Vegetables are an excellent canvas for spices and seasonings — and these flavorful, healthy vegetable side dishes come together quickly and easily.

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Steak with Vegetables and Mustard Sauce

10 Light, Healthy Beef Dinner Recipes That Are Big on Flavor

By Jess N / April 26, 2022 /

Red meat has been unfairly maligned, but there are many ways to make genuinely healthy beef dishes — including these delicious recipes.

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Curried Cauliflower Quinoa Salad

5 Healthy, Organic Dinners That Cost Less Than $4 a Serving and Feature Ingredients from Costco

By Jess N / April 22, 2022 /

These healthy, filling dishes that use 100% organic ingredients (and still manage to cost less than $4 a serving) make use of easy-to-find ingredients from Costco.

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I Lost 25 Pounds Relying on This One Kitchen Tool

By Jess N / April 21, 2022 /

This was my most successful experience with weight loss: I lost 25 pounds in four months, and this timeframe *included the holidays.*

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Pan-Fried Lamb Chops

12 Seasonal Spring Recipes That Are Super Easy to Make

By Jess N / April 19, 2022 /

Now that produce like fresh sweet peas, asparagus, and watercress have hit the stands, we’re dying to make these super-seasonal spring recipes.

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fox nut

Is This the Healthiest Nut in the World? Introducing the “Fox Nut”

By Jess N / April 18, 2022 /

Makhana, aka the fox nut, is a nutrient-packed waterlily seed that hails from India. Here’s why they’re amazing — and how to enjoy them.

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These Make-Ahead Salads Will Make Your Week Easier (and Won’t Get Soggy)

By Jess N / April 18, 2022 /

We’ve rounded up an assortment of vibrant, healthy salads that are all designed to be made in advance — perfect for weekday lunch or barbecues.

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